E komo mai: La‘i‘opua 2020 fetes Prince Kuhio Day with crafts, talk story

  • Danny and Anna Akaka share a mele and hula at the talk story Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Danny and Anna Akaka share memories of their early days in West Hawaii at the talk story Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Ann Inaba tries poi pounding for the first time Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kaai McAfee-Torco, right, helps Abel Aquino pick out a poi pounder Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Sky Rodrigues and his son Colten string lei Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Glenda Freitas, right, shows Emily Gail how to weave a bracelette Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Keahi Tomas, right teaches Carly Ayukawa the art of poi pounding Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A day of Hawaiian crafts and talk story was open to residents and visitors as a celebration of Prince Kuhio Day Saturday at La‘i‘opua 2020.